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Hero Cat

To Throw Out First Pitch

at Minor League Baseball Game

5/15/2014 12:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Hero Cat -- the feline who fought off a ferocious dog to protect a child -- is gettin' called up to the minors ... and will THROW OUT the first pitch at a minor league baseball game next week ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

The Bakersfield Blaze -- the Class A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds -- has reached out to the cat's people hoping to get Tara (that's her name) to make the ceremonial first pitch at a game next week.

A rep for the team tells us ... the owner of the cat ACCEPTED THE OFFER ... and Tara (along with the boy she saved) will take the mound to throw out the first pitch on May 20th. 

Unclear who will actually throw the ball (hopefully the cat!!) ... but we'll be sure to post the footage as soon as it goes down.

Congrats!

Hero Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack

For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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1.

Anthony    

That is awesome.

160 days ago
2.

kellycutrone    

That's why I love cats... <3

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160 days ago
3.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

lol

160 days ago
4.

˜˜*”⇛˜˜”⇛ AK 47 Cat *”˜⇛˜”⇛(◣_◢)    

And if you don't....You'll have to answer to ME!

160 days ago
5.

˜˜*”⇛˜˜”⇛ AK 47 Cat *”˜⇛˜”⇛(◣_◢)    

"Thousands of years ago,cats were worshiped as Gods.
Cats have never forgotten this"


~ Mark Twain~

160 days ago
6.

Dawn    

That cat has more backbone than the average spineless human.

160 days ago
7.

★★★ I HATE MONDAYS ★★★    

I love cats because I love my home, and little by little they become its visible soul.


~ Jean Cocteau~

160 days ago
8.

ivan    

i like cats

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160 days ago
9.

Perky    

Dancing With The Stars is next, check out Tara tippy-toes doing the Tango.

160 days ago
10.

Morticia Cowghoul    

Hero Cat Tara is good news for the whole kitty nation. go go Hero Cat!!!!!!

159 days ago
11.

lourdgoogoo    

The cat is cool, but every yokel is coming out of the woodwork to get some of Tara's 15 minutes.

158 days ago
12.

FREEDOM    

THIS CAT IS A SUPERSTAR!!!!!!

158 days ago
13.

FREEDOM    

TIME TO MEET THE PRESIDENT.

158 days ago
14.

FREEDOM    

A TRUE HERO!

158 days ago
15.

FREEDOM    

NICE *****!!!!

158 days ago
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